Waiving of medCert, travel authority for travelers bound for MGCQ areas eyed – DILG exec

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Thursday, February 25, welcomed the plans of the national government to waive the need to present a medical certificate and travel authority in areas under modified general community…

DILG: Cebu Province policy for tourist and travellers’ entry acceptable

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 02/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Department of Interior and Local Government Undersecretary Epimaco Densing III said the policy of Cebu Province for the entry of tourists and travellers is acceptable. This he clarified after it was reported that…

Gullas back to work after recovering from COVID-19

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas returned to work after 14 days of isolation for contracting the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The mayor posted on his Facebook page on Thursday, February 25,…

Duterte admits eradicating corruption ‘impossible’

Krissy Aguilar 02/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Eradicating corruption is “impossible,” President Rodrigo Duterte admitted  in his pre-recorded speech that aired Wednesday night. “I have promised the nation, I said, I would dedicate the remaining months of stay in the Office…

Comelec Cebu City says it’s up to LGU to regulate political banners

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu City is leaving it to the Local Government Unit (LGU) to regulate political banners put up around the city. This developed after “Run Sara Run” banners…

‘Editing’ Edsa: Battle rages online vs trolls, revisionists

Krixia Subingsubing, Mariejo S. Ramos 02/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Three days before its 35th anniversary, the 1986 Edsa People Power Revolution’s Wikipedia page was vandalized. Under the section on dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ flight to Hawaii, someone put the lyrics of rapper EZ Mil’s…

Labella: Cebu City a work in progress

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is a work in progress and the city government needs the people’s help in making this happen. This was the message of Mayor Edgardo Labella for the 84th Charter Day celebration…

9 Lapu-Lapu health dept. employees positive of COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 02/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Nine Lapu-Lapu City Health Department (LCHD) employees and contact tracers tested positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan in a press briefing on Wednesday,…

Rama willing to be inoculated with Sinovac

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama said he is now willing to be vaccinated with the China-made vaccine Sinovac, which has now been granted an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the Food and…

Farmer-turned-tipster leads law enforcers to P8.7M marijuana plantations in Asturias

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A concerned citizen’s conscience led law enforcers to uproot over 20,000 fully grown marijuana stalks in Asturias town, northwest Cebu. Cops from the Cebu Provincial Intelligence Unit (PIU), Provincial Police Office (CPPO), Provincial…

‘More service, less politics in honor of Don Vicente Rama’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More service, less politics. This was the reminder of Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama during the celebration of the 84th Charter Day of Cebu City and the commemoration of his grandfather, former…

BRT’s full completion expected in 2023

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Metro Cebu, and Cebu City in particular, will be seeing more changes on the streets starting at the end of 2021 up until 2023. The buses that commuters are now used to riding…

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